King County Housing Authority Tukwila, WA, USA
Feb 12, 2019Full time
Job Summary King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. KCHA provides innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. KCHA is the largest housing provider in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 50,000 low-income individuals. We transform lives through housing. KCHA is currently recruiting for a seasoned professional to coordinate the activities of maintenance staff and outside contractors in collaboration with regional and property managers to ensure efficient operations and maintenance work completion at Authority properties. This individual will be responsible for assisting with developing and implementing plans for our long-term upgrade program including care of facilities and facilities needs assessment. Other duties will include assisting with the coordination of REAC inspections and follow up requirements and providing safety and maintenance training to regional and site based employees. This position works under the general direction of the Maintenance Program Manager and will supervise a team of skilled maintenance employees and assists in training others in work approach, methods, and safety practices. Essential Functions Click here for additional details regarding this position's classification specification. Qualifications and Competencies Required Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Five (5) years of experience in building trades, construction, or repairing and maintaining residential buildings. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be substituted on a year for year basis. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Supervisory experience and effective supervisory skills to include coaching and mentoring to support employees in achieving Authority and individual goals; demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership in a dynamic, highly regulated work environment. Knowledge of the principles, methods, laws, ordinances and codes used in various building construction craft areas including plumbing, electrical, heating and ventilation, building construction and remodeling. Advanced knowledge of building systems and layouts (plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire suppression and irrigation). Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices; appropriate knowledge of safety and fire prevention methods in construction. Applies effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages to internal and external stakeholders; listens to people's ideas and concerns. Strong, positive interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively; remains professional, calm and tactful in stressful situations while adhering to a high standard of integrity and honesty. Uses systems to organize, prioritize, and keep track of information and/or work in progress; maintains accurate and complete electronic and manual records; exhibits attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect. Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Proficiency using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet. Special Requirements: Consent to and pass required assessments. Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check. Must possess a valid driver's license to regularly travel between work sites. Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment. Position Information and Application Process To be considered for this opportunity, you must: Complete the online application profile in its entirety. Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter) Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé) Salary & Benefits: The salary range for this position is $30.54 - $40.85 per hour. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available. Physical Work Environment: Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed primarily in an office and field environment with travel between work sites. Conducts inspections. The incumbent frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, telephone and related equipment and will drive a vehicle on Authority business. Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.